Robert G. Veligdan, DMD, is a nationally recognized general and restorative dentist that embodies a Holistic approach to treatment. He has specialized in minimally invasive care and in creating beautiful smiles for over 39 years in Manhattan, New York City. His list of accomplishment rivals the number of happy patients he’s helped over the years. Becoming the first dentist worldwide to perfect porcelain laminate veneers is one of the many crowning achievements in his dentistry career.
Now commonplace, in the 1980s, the use of porcelain laminate veneers was considered a radical dental treatment because it was entirely new and it was a conservative alternative to full crowns. Dr. Veligdan is one of the first dentists to have perfected the technique and help develop the cement used to bond veneers to teeth. He introduced Porcelain Veneers to a national audience as part of a Smile Makeover on the ABC TV program "Good Morning America."
The first video explaining the techniques for porcelain laminate veneers was written, directed, and produced by Dr. Veligdan. It's been shown to hundreds of dentists by Columbia University’s School of Dental and Oral Surgery Continuing Education Department, where he has served as a clinical professor for over 20 years.
Dr. Veligdan’s journey started at a young age when his passion for dentistry first blossomed. In 1975, he graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Dental and Oral Surgery. This achievement marked the beginning of his outstanding career in cosmetic dentistry. Over the decades, he’s made several appearances on CBS, FOX, CNN, and CNBC, and has been featured in GQ magazine.
Helping restore beautiful smiles to the people of New York City has been an incredible experience for him and his wife, Rosa, a world renowned concert pianist. Because of his expertise, passion, and devotion to implementing the latest trends in cosmetic surgery, it’s easy to make Dr. Veligdan your first choice for any cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Veligdan is ready to help you gain confidence with customized treatment plans. Call or book your appointment online to get started today.
"Honest, professional and caring dentist. He always looks out for the patient's best interest and doesn't sacrifice quality because of time constraints."
"Over the many years I have been a patient of Dr. Veligdan's, I have been impressed by his painstaking care and professional competence."
"I've been a patient of Dr. Veligdan's since 1998. He is truly a fantastic dentist - one of the best... if not the best in NYC."
"Dr. Veligdan is simply the kindest, most highly skilled, brilliant dentist you could ever hope to come by. He is a pioneer in his field."
"I was very impressed by the caring attitude of Dr. Veligdan and his knowledge. He and his entire staff made my visit comfortable."
"Dr. Veligdan is a fantastic dentist. Fixed mistakes from other dentists and I have a great smile now."
"In my life there is no doctor more qualified than Dr. Veligdan in his field. He is simply the finest. I will continue to refer patients to him..."
"As a patient of his for over 25 years I would like to be on record as saying he is by far the best in his profession. He is personable, reliable, and comforting..."
"Dr. Veligdan is, himself, a jewel among dentists. Precise, meticulous and perfectionist skill. Find out for yourself how extraordinary he is!"
"He has saved or restored crucial molars for me, applied beautiful and strong veneers, and enhanced my gum health."
"Dr. Veligdan is not only a gifted dentist, but even more importantly - a wonderful human being!"
"Thank you for taking the time to explain everything to me. With the insight you gave me I will be better equipped to make a decision about my teeth."
"Thank you for your careful attention and empathy. I look forward to more gentle encounters."
"Thank goodness I was referred to Dr. Veligdan. His work is excellent; and he is so very nice. I am grateful."
"Dr. Veligdan is the finest dentist - incredibly bright, caring, thorough, and he has the best touch."
"Dr. Veligdan is a wonderful dentist who specializes in customer care. Every birthday, visit, holiday, he makes sure to contact his patients to wish them the very best."
"I was looking for a holistic dental practice and I absolutely got this but also I now have a place where I feel treated not just like a patient but like a person too."
"Procedure well done by highly skilled practitioner. Fully recommend this dentist."
"Talk about a miracle dentist and got me in immediately! He not only explained the true nature of the problem, but walked me through in detail."